Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/11/2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Receipts:  2005    Last Week:  2677    Year Ago:  2150

   Compared to last week, five weight steers 2.00-4.00 higher; other
steers under 700 lbs 1.00-4.00 lower; heavier steers not a good comparison
with last week.  Heifers mostly steady-3.00 higher.  Slaughter cows
steady-1.00 lower.  Moderate supply with a nice quality run of feeders.
Trade was active.  Cows and bulls were 19 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers
41 percent.  Near 27 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-370 lbs 144.00; 400-500 lbs
136.50-141.75; 500-600 lbs 128.25-138.00, fleshy 120.50-123.00; 600-
700 lbs 116.75-130.00, fleshy 111.00-114.50; pkg 772 lbs 110.85; pkg
829 lbs 113.00; 850-865 lbs 111.00-112.75; 910-950 lbs 104.00-108.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 139.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs 135.50-
138.50; 500-600 lbs 124.50-134.50; 600-700 lbs 122.00-125.00; pkg
784 lbs 116.75.  Large 1  pkg 543 lbs 122.50; pkg 641 lbs 116.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 132.00-138.00; 400-
500 lbs 115.50-131.00, fleshy 109.25-113.00; 500-600 lbs 113.50-119.50;
600-660 lbs 112.75-119.75, fleshy 110.50; lot 731 lbs 108.85; pkg 856 lbs
103.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 127.00-136.50; 400-500 lbs
113.50-129.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-123.00; 600-675 lbs 110.50-112.25.
Medium and Large 2-3  pkg 496 lbs 103.00; 550-580 lbs 100.25-100.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 136.00-141.00; 400-
500 lbs 122.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 115.50-130.00; 600-700 lbs 111.00-
115.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        58.00-61.50   62.50-67.00
Boning   80-85        55.00-61.00   61.50-68.50
Lean     85-90        54.75-58.50   60.00-62.00   46.00-52.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1130-2640 lbs 72.50-78.00; high
dressing 79.00-82.50; low dressing 60.00-68.00

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Richard L Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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